The exhibition Mats Theselius – Urban Cowboy in Artipelag’s Artbox presents Theselius’ extensive collections. The exhibition consists of six installations: the russian colletion, the Braun collection, Hermit’c Cabin, music instruments, kitchen utensils and the new project Let’s Kiosk. These function both as an inspiration and as a reference to his design process. In this way, the exhibition offers a unique insight into Theselius’ artistic practice.
Mats Theselius (b. In Stockholm, 1956), educated at the Konstfack in Stockholm 1979-84 is one of Sweden’s most acclaimed designers, whose design icons have gained a classic status. His extensive production spans from numerous sculptural armchairs to items such as the National Geographic cabinet, Hermits Cabin and the Kelim floor tiles.
Theselius is represented at Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Röhsska Museet in Gothenburg, Designmuseet Danmark in Copenhagen, Nasjonalmuseet in Olso, the Russian State art collection in Moscow, and the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Köln.
On the 23rd of August, the last day of the exhibition, Mats Theselius and his friends will have a unique and short music performance in the Artbox at 2 pm and 4 pm. The performance ins included in the entrance fee. Welcome!